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Stonefly Genus Hesperoperla (Golden Stones)

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» Genus Hesperoperla (Golden Stones)
Species in HesperoperlaNumber of SpecimensNumber of Pictures
Hesperoperla pacificaGolden Stone643

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The important western genus Hesperoperla currently has only two species. See the species hatch pages for details.

Pictures of 6 Stonefly Specimens in the Genus Hesperoperla:

Specimen Page:12
Female Hesperoperla pacifica (Golden Stone) Stonefly AdultFemale Hesperoperla pacifica (Golden Stone) Stonefly Adult View 13 PicturesMy blurry photo at first makes it look like there might be a distinct notch in the subgenital plate of this specimen, but that's not the case -- just a poor photo. That's important to the ID.
Collected July 2, 2019 from the Gallatin River in Montana
Added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on July 18, 2019
Female Hesperoperla pacifica (Golden Stone) Stonefly AdultFemale Hesperoperla pacifica (Golden Stone) Stonefly Adult View 1 PicturesFly fishermen refer to this stonefly as one of "golden stones".
Collected November 30, 1999 from the Grande Rhonde River in Washington
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 26, 2011
Specimen Page:12

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